July 2011

It was dang hot last week in Chicago. Thursday, July 21, was forecasted to be the hottest day of the year, the date of this year’s Green City Market BBQ benefit. Friends were Facebooking their nervousness about the heat. My sister Martha, my BBQ invitee, had her doubts about whether she could make it through the evening. […]


Heirloom Bowl

24 July 2011 · 2 comments

Summer is finally in full swing here in Chicago. Are you enjoying yours? I know I am. So much so that I haven’t had those spare moments to write for more than a month now. I’ve been super busy celebrating graduations and the holidays, shopping the farmers’ market every week, biking along the lakefront, hitting […]